Head and Neck Cancer News and Research

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Head and Neck Cancer is cancer that arises in the head or neck region (in the nasal cavity, sinuses, lips, mouth, salivary glands, throat, or larynx [voice box]).
Danish scientists have identified which head and neck cancer patients will benefit from additional drug treatment during radiotherapy

Danish scientists have identified which head and neck cancer patients will benefit from additional drug treatment during radiotherapy

Combined computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET) - may detect the spread of head and neck cancer more accurately

Combined computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET) - may detect the spread of head and neck cancer more accurately

New discovery could help in the fight against cancer

New discovery could help in the fight against cancer

Compound derived from cottonseed could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and neck cancer

Compound derived from cottonseed could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and neck cancer

One-a-day tablet treats common infection

One-a-day tablet treats common infection

Drug trio increases survival rate in head and neck cancers

Drug trio increases survival rate in head and neck cancers

Robotic surgery dramatically reduces physical trauma for head & neck cancer patients

Robotic surgery dramatically reduces physical trauma for head & neck cancer patients

National clinical trial examines new option for kidney cancer patients

National clinical trial examines new option for kidney cancer patients

ASTRO public awareness campaign wins award

ASTRO public awareness campaign wins award

Compound derived from cottonseed oil could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and neck cancer

Compound derived from cottonseed oil could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and neck cancer

Vitamin E supplements speed up the development of latent cancers

Vitamin E supplements speed up the development of latent cancers

Diffusion MRI gives early indication if brain cancer therapy is effective

Diffusion MRI gives early indication if brain cancer therapy is effective

How radiation therapy is used to safely and effectively treat various cancers

How radiation therapy is used to safely and effectively treat various cancers

Radiotherapy with cetuximab significantly improves disease control and survival in head and neck cancer

Radiotherapy with cetuximab significantly improves disease control and survival in head and neck cancer

Boosting the blood count in conjunction with radiation therapy doesn't improve survival for head and neck cancer patients

Boosting the blood count in conjunction with radiation therapy doesn't improve survival for head and neck cancer patients

History of smoking affects survival in patients with cancer of the head and neck

History of smoking affects survival in patients with cancer of the head and neck

BNCT treatment has had an excellent response in a patient with head and neck cancer

BNCT treatment has had an excellent response in a patient with head and neck cancer

MGI PHARMA acquires Aesgen for $32 million

MGI PHARMA acquires Aesgen for $32 million

Aggressive treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer shown to be more effective

Aggressive treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer shown to be more effective

Knowledge about oral and head and neck cancer is severely lacking in the American public

Knowledge about oral and head and neck cancer is severely lacking in the American public